OBNOX: Savage Raygun: 2 x LP

A double-LP’s worth of assorted mix-matches and meshes of psych, funk, hip hop, space rock, scuzzy punk, and soul reconstructed and layered with an almost lysergic sheen. At times things get so dense and groove-trippy that it almost sounds like funky Chrome outtakes. Heady, experimental, and ambitious, the results are surprisingly engaging even at their most challenging. Wasn’t sure what to expect, but this was well worth the trip. –Jimmy Alvarado (Ever/Never, evernever-records.bandcamp.com)